CHICAGO & NORTHWESTERN
lipse rigor lirrives 1:20 a. in.. Central time
issenger... .arrives at 2:10 p.m. Central tima
....Deoarts 1:30 p. ni. Mountain time
aBseneer Depart? 4:00 a- m. Central time
iipsentrer Arrives 8:20 Mountain time
Departs 4:30 Central time
reight departs ii:00 a. m.
H. O. SMITH. AKont.
N. M. May is in from Grindstone.
D. H. Smith was in the city Saturday.
1'. N. Ulrey is in the city from Top
See the loop the loop in a ball next
John Amor went out to Onida
Miss Ethel Brink is home from
E. O. Knowles ol' Sioux Falls, is in
Bernice (Junsalus of Blunt, Sundayed
in the city.
Arthur Stearns has returned from
Brookings where he has been attend
N. J.. Cotton Sundayed in the city
Frank Wright of Chicago, is visiting
$ relatives here.
M. W. Murphy left today for a visit
Julian Blount was a passenger for
Frtjnk Crane was a passenger to Wat
Frank Hedger and wife went down
Frank Hilts departed yesterday for
Huron and points east.
State Engineer S. H. Lea returned
^Friday from Sioux Falls.
Orville" Schubert returned Friday
evening from Vermillion.
Miss Emma Bordmau left Saturday
for a short visit at Yankton.
Remember the Firemen's Tourna
ment next week June 16-19.
The Misses Hollister and Kephart
went to Woonsocket Monday.
Miss Florence Holbrook is now night
operator at the telephone office.
Mrs. John Retail returned Saturday
froui Iowa and Minnesota points.
Mrs. Chas Crew has returned from an
•xtbnded visit at Nebraska points.
Justice S. C. Yarnell made a business
trip to VVendte yesterday morning.
H. E Kimmel and wife of Ponoma,
Cal., are visiting relatives in the city.
MiBses Eunice Sammia and Clara
Johnson are visitiug relatives at Huron.
George Alleman has purchased the
P. F. Bennett property in East Pierre.
Mrs. I W. Goodlier and daughter,
Grace, returned Saturday from Rapid
G. M. Livingstone and bride arrived
the Grst of the week from Farmington,
Will H. Bruno gave a banquet to the
class of '08 at the Elk Cafe Tuesday
Those attending the Firemen's Tour
nament next week will be royally en
Mrs. G. B. Simpson and daughter,
Babe of Grindstone, were over Sunday
Louis'G. Satterlee came up from
Denison, Iowa, last week for a visit
with his parents.
Miss Cora Kittleson left Monday for
her home at Aberdeeu to spend her
C..L-. Gles returned from a business
trip to Miller Tuesday.
The steam roller for this city has ar
rived and work will soon be commenc
ed to level the streets.
Misses Mary and Ruth Barber of
Marshall, Minn., are visiting at the
home of W. D. Bryant.
James Stewart of Harrold was in the
city Saturday, and umpired for the
Pierre Philip ball game.
The remains of Mrs. Cassie Stanley
were taken up Monday and will be
shipped to Huntsville, Alabama.
W. C. Notmeyer and wife went to
Brookings Tuesday to attend a wed
ding of the latter's siBter, Miss Florence
Mrs. VVm. Renwick arrived Saturday
from Cambridge, Mass., to visit at the
home of her parents. C. D. Mead and
N. W. Steadman of Rapid City, is
working in the Western Union Tele
graph office during the absence of
Miss Clayton West, who is attending
Wesleyan university, returned home
yesterday morning for the summer
vacation from Mitchell.
Miss Mary Greenough and Elmer
of Stanley county will be mar
ried this evening at 9 o'clock at the
bride's home in East Pierre.
Rev. H. L. Russell left Tuesday for
Sioux Falls to attend the annual meet
ing of the Episcopal church of South
Dakota which will be held there.
The "Harry L. Beck Stock Co," will
open their engagement of 4 nights
commencing Wednesday June 17th
with a fine 4-act comedy drama "Bes
of Idaho'' specialties between acts.
Miss Arvilla Edgar is on the sick
Carl Waggoner ef Philip, is in the
M- B. Hasting went west this after
T. F. Peck is in the city from Water
W. H. Hjlohney departed today for
Gov. Crawford arrived from Huron
Judge Haney arrived this morning
from the east.
M.H.andil. E. Litteer are iu the
city from Leslie.
Rev. Dexheimer, evangelist of Neb
raska, is in the city.
Dan Stoyer and wife visited at Kim
ball the fore part of the week.
11. D. llewson has accepted a position
iu the Black Hawk drug store.
It is reported Ilingling Bros, circus
wiii be in the city the fore part of July.
The K. C's. will have a big blow out
at W'atertown the 22nd of this month,
J. O. Strand, of the state land de
partment, returned from the east yes
E. Stoddard of Canning, was num
bered among the visitors in the city
A linen shower was given Miss Mary
Greenough Monday evening at the
F. Kantowski has received the con
tract for supplying meat for the Indian
school for the coming year.
Dr. O. N. Hoyt departed this morn
ing for Sioux Falls to attend a meeting
of physicians at that place.
The Country club meets tomorrow.
In the afternoon putting and driving
contests will be the feature.
The annual encampment of the South
Dakota A. II. and W. R. C. meets
this year at Hot springs, June 25.
Frank Hilts and Mrs Meda Lovelace
were united in marriage last evening
at Huron. They have gone on a trip
Mesdames J. E. Truran and G. W.
Lumley left Tuesday for Mitchell to
to attend the Grand Chapter of the
Go to the opera house nights start
ing Wednesday June 17th good plays
and fine specilaties by the "Harry L.
Beck Stock Co."
R. A. Owen of Okobojo visited with
friends here Tuesday. His sister who
has been here for some time, returned
home with him.
Oscar Killness arrived in the city
last night from Sioux Falls to take the
positiou of stenographer in the state
Mrs. Frank Crane departed today for
Brookings where she will joiu her hus
band and from there they will go to
Chicago for a short visit.
E. L. Tillman and wife left today
for Minneapolis and from there they
will go to Spokane, Wash. They ex
pect to be gone all summer.
Rapid City Journal: C. E. Albright
and wife of Pierre, were in the city
yesterday and went on to Deadwood
for a trip through the Hills.
Onida Watchman: We are informed
that Miss Bertha Bagby is quite ill in
Pierre and that her sister, Miss Blanche
is there acting as her nurse.
Gov. Crawford today signed requisi
tion for W. J. Ryan in custody at
Deadwood who is wanted in Holt
county, Neb., for issuing false checks.
Miss Dalton was called to Manston,
Wis., Monday in response to a telegram
stating that her father and brother had
been killed by a cyclone at that place.
Rev. T. L. Riggs departed this morn
ing for Beloit, Wis., to attend the com
mencement exercises of the Beloit col
lege of which two of the sons are
The plays are all good and guaranteed
to give satisfaction. The "Harry L.
Beck Stock Co.," at the opera house 4
nights starting Wednesday, June 17th.
Don't miss them.
One lady will be admitted free
Wednesday the opening night of the
engagement of the "Harry L. Beck
Stock Co." if accompanied by a lady or
geutleman holding a paid 50 cent ticket.
The marriage of Miss Mary Doyle
and Adam Bieno of Elbow, 3. D., was
solemnized at the Catholic parsonage
yesterday morning. Rev. Stenzel of
ficiating. A few relatives and friends
were in attendance.
J. J. Davenport of Sturgis, deputy
grand master of the Masons in this
state, has been chosen to place in posi
tion the corner stone of the new capi
tol. The corner stone will be laid on
Thursday, June 25.
A colored man by the name of Smith
north of town, will crop 600 acres of
land this year. He expects to sow it
mostly to flax and corn. A few more
farmers like Mr. Smith would do won
ders for our section of the state.—Daily
President G. W. Nash of the Normal
returned yesterday trom Pierre, where
he participated in the graduating ex
ercises of the Pierre High school. Mrs.
Nash and son, who have been visiting
at Pierre returned with him.—Aberdeen
The big river is on a bender.
Spencer Burt has gone to Midland.
Attend the Firemen's Tournament
here all next week.
Commencement exercises will take
place on June 22 to 24.
I. L. Owens has moved to quarters
that are more roomy.
Sunday, is Flag Day, and the event
will be celebrated on Saturday.
There is another opportunity to vote!
School election next Tuesday.
M. B. Hastings is in Stanley county,
where business called him Tuesday.
The teachers Institute for Hyde Co.
will open June 15 for a six days session.
D. D. Wipf will return tormorrow
from Hutchinson county, where he
passed two weeks.
C. W. Slater, attorney, is in the city
from Onida. lie reported crop pros
pects the best ever.
F. C. Hedger, deputy state auditor,
who has been absent since Saturday,
will return home tomorrow.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Mateer are in
the city from Okobojo they came to
meet friends and renew acquaintances.
Miss Clara Farmer has decided to go
to Minneapolis. She will depart for that
next week, where she will take up the
study of music.
Mis Rachel Horner arrived home to
day from All Saint's school, Sioux
Falls. She was accompanied by a friend
Wilmer D. Nelson will go to Peoria,
111., tomorrow. He will represent the
Woodmen of this district in a meeting
of the Head Camp of the order
Governor Crawford will take his de
parture tomorrow for Chicago, where
he will attend the national republican
convention as a delegate from South
There will be an eclipse of the sun
beginning at about half past eight
o'clock Sunday morning June 28th
About half of the sun's face will be
Mrs. Lizzie D. Laughlin is a candi
date for member of the school board
Her qualilicatious are excelled by none,
and her election would be in the line of
Miss Barbara Hussey will return to
Quebec, Canada, this week, after a stay
of a year in this city, during which
time she was a guest of her aunt, Mrs.
H. E. (Jutting.
Auditor King, Clerk Tarbell and
County Judge Martens will meet Sat
urday as a board of canvassers, when
the votes cast at the primaries will be
counted and nominees declared.
Wm. J. Mundt will go to central
Stanley county on Saturday, where he
has landed interests. Syndicates are
owners of many tracts of land in that
county, which now promises much in
the matter of producing crops.
Mr. and Mrs. G. M. Livingstone ar
rived home Monday. They have began
home life in a new and handsome resi
dence property on Grand avenue, sur
rounded by acquaintances who are de
lighted to claim them as neighbors and
C. E. Swanson, of the state education
al department, returned today from
Kingsbury county. He brought home
no election news, and gave it as his be
lief that it would require the official
count to show which faction had won
the vote of that county.
Homer Partridge now occupies the
storeroom iu the Hyde block recently
vacated by F. E. French, where he in
vites you to call upon him. He will
add to his spldndid line of furnishings,
a complete line of clothing, of the latest
and most fashionable patterns.
Old residents who have lived here
for many years unite in the statement
that the crops never looked liner at
this season of the year than they do
right now. The prospects for a bump
er crop could not be brighter and the
farmers are feeling jubilant over the
J. W. Ulmer of Menno, is putting
out about 700 trees on his farm. Among
them are elm, soft maple, apple, plum,
Russian olives and fancy BhrubB. The
farmers of South Dakota are beginning
to realize that trees and wood bring
good returns better than crops of grain
if a period of years is considered. If
you can get some land in the Sunshine
state put out some trees to grow
night and day and all the year round.
When Frank Hilts took the east
bound train Monday, his friends were
of the opinion that there was a particu
larly firm look of resolve in his eyes,
and that rumors rife on several former
occasions would become a reality. And
so it was. The bride is Mrs. Meda
Lovelace, who formerly resided here.
The Free Press joins their large circle
of friends in congratulations and good
Kansas will need in the neighbor
hoed of 25,000 men to take care of the
wheat harvest this year in addition to
the workers within the state. The
railroads have declined to make
special rate of one cent a mile for har
vest hands, but will insist on the regu
lar fare of two cents a mile within the
state. The argument of tb£ railroad
people is that they are giving the two
cents a mile rate a thorough trial and
are tomaka no excursion rateB for any
Landlord Gleckler, of the Grand Pa
cific Hotel, reports a growiug patronage.
Extra trains have been mustered into
service on. the North-Western road.
A late report has it that State Treas
urer CasBill is out upon the field of car
State Engineer S. H. Lea is at Sioux
Falls in. the interest of the drainage
Wilmer D. Nelson and F. L, Fuller
are candidates for member of the local
board of education.
Stanley county electors, in the prim
aries held Tuesday, routed the notori
ous Senn crowd, who were in control of
political affairs there.
The local camp, M. W. of A., would
be glad to entertain the menbership in
ihis district at a picnic, to bo held on
convenient date in uly.
It is said that Ringling Brothers, the
big circus men of the world, are plan
ning to give a performance in Pierre
about the middle of July.
Business is bordering onto a rush in
the United States land office in this
city. Tracts open to homestead entry
or contest are eagerly searched for.
Elias Jacobsen. of the state land de
partment, reached home Tuesday from
Butte and Pennington counties. He
reported crops throughout the Black
Hills section as growing fast and put
ting on a promising look.
D. Q. Jordan, who deals extensively
in lands, reports a number of sales made
since June began, and, judged from
the number of inquiries being made, is
coniident that much of the land in the
central portion of the state for sale will
change ownership before the growing
crops are harvested.
The supreme court today reversed
the lower court in the Gregory county
seat contest. The court held the vote
of 1898 which located the county seat
at Fairfax was only for temporary loca
tion and not for permanent location.
This opens the way for Gregory fiounty
seat of government this fall.
Caught in Cupid's Chain.
The marriage of G. M. Livingstone
and Miss Emma E. Dawson was sol
emnized June 3, at the home of the
bride's parents in Farmington, Iowa.
Rev. Bell, pastor of the Congregational
church of that city spoke the talismanic
words which united the estimable peo
pie in wedlock. Only the immediate
family, and a few invited friends, were
present. The wedding occurred at 12
m, followed by the hearty congratula
tions of all present. The bride and
groom have lived long in Pierre, and
have a host of friends and admirers,
who will extend the kindest regards on
this happy culmination of a courtship
extending over several years. The
Free Press is pleased to state that they
intend to reside in this city, iu com
mon with their acquaintances, we wish
Mr. and Mrs. Livingstone the best that
is going in life, and we.have no doubt
but they will merit it in every particu
A Pretty Home Wedding.
Marriage bells in Pierre never rang
more sweetly than in the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Louis Greenoughton Thursday
evening on which occasion their daugh
ter, Mieri Mary Gertrude was united in
marriage to ^Harry Elmer ^'Liteer of
Manila, Stanley county..
At 8 o'clock the bridal couple, attend
ed by Nellie and Frances Greenough,
brother and sister of bride, took their
places in the| parlor, when Rev. F. E.
Stenzel read the beautifui marriage ritu
al which made them man and wife.
The bride wore a princess gown of
cream silk, trimmed with mechTin lace
and medallions, and carried orange
blossoms. The groom was clothed in
A wedding supper was served at the
conclusion the services,
The bride^has longjbeen a teacher in
the city schools, a leader in educational
and social circles, and recognized every
where as one of the brightest stars in
Pierre's galaxyjof young ladies.
The Free Press wishes the contract
ing partieB a long life of unalloyed
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C. EAGER, Provident.
A. w. SWART, CasUtor
National Bank of Commerce
CHAS. L. HVOK, Vice President
K. P. PARR. AhUMuICaaliler
General Banking, Foreign Exchange,
COMMERCIAL AND LIVE STOCK LOANS.
WARREN. GOPPABE & CO.
BUILDER'S 6ENERM HABDWftBE
China, Crockery and Glassware
Wo are soiling at Chicago Prices and carry th6 largest
and best stock in South Dakota.
Garland Stoves and Ranges
B. P. S. Paints and 1/arnisfies
Oils, Glass and Putty
CAPITOL AVENUE BLOCK
WE SAVE YOU MONEY
TILLIMN'S CASH STORE
Phone 4. 222 Pierre Street.
A E O
ever had any trouble by using flour that did not give
satisfaction, something wrong about the flour. The
bread would not raise good, the bread was so dark
there was no pleasure in looking at?
avoid these troubles in the future by using
Royal Patent Flour
the flour we have sold in Pierre now for ten years.
The flour that always gives satisfaction.
The flour that makes good wholesome bread.
The bread that is a pleasure to look at as well as
eat. Try one sack. We guarantee it.
If you have not bought of us since we began sell
for cash, do so. Compare our prices with others.
Watch the papers for prices, also, when we have
Orders taken by phone and delivered C. O. D. to
any part of the city.
JOHN L. LOCKHART
Bought and Sold.
People Located on Government Homesteads,
I offer fo-r sale a number of desirable improved farms in cen
tral South Dakota at prices and terms within your means. Good
well improved farms $
10 to $22 per acre unimproved lands as
low as $9.00, up to f16 per acre closs to good markets. Three
relinquishments for sale at $100 each..
If you want to know anything about land*, Pierre property,
or Homestead land*, write to me.
PIERRE, SOUTH DAKOTA
We artistically print everything
Choice Farms in Central South Dakota at $18 to $20
P1EHBB. SOUTH DAKOTA.
IS THE BASIS OF ALL
And, if you get land before the advance in prices
you will have to hurry. Lands are certain to rise
in the immediate future. We buy desire farms
and sell at small advance in price. Our advice is
BUY AHEAD OF THE BOOM.
We can locate a limited a number upon Govern
ment homesteads, near railway station. Ranches
to go at a bargain. Some business and dwelling
lots in Pierre, choice locations, 0&3 ei cheap
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